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On YouTube: COPD Guide’s Channel by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 8:02am Take Control of Your COPD   This clip is one in a series of seventeen within a DVD called Take Control of Your COPD: A Guide to Better Living. The DVD was created by and for persons with COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, as well as the inclusive conditions of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. There are twelve parts of the ... Read on »
Starting a Local COPD Support Group - A How-To Guide from COPD International by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 10 Oct 2011 10:23pm Starting a local COPD support group in your community may not be easy but it is a very rewarding and important service to the COPD community as well as your local community. It takes a very special person to reach beyond their own health problems to help others. In doing so, however, you will probably find that you gai ... Read on »
COPD Foundation Releases New Guide on Home Oxygen Changes by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 15 Jul 2010 8:52am COPD Foundation News What’s the Issue? In 2008, Congress passed a law that changes the way Medicare will pay for many types of supplies that beneficiaries receive at home. The law phases in a program called ‘competitive bidding’ starting January 1, 2011 in 9 different geographic regions (see below). The supplies imp ... Read on »
The COPD Links Library - What Is COPD ? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 11:11am from the COPD Links Library at COPD And So Much More >What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)? >Anatomy and Function of the Normal Lung To understand your lung condition, you should be familiar with how the lungs normally work. This article will give you a good understanding of healthy lung functio ... Read on »
ALTERNATIVE COPD~EMPHYSEMA TREATMENTS by Lynn E. Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:01pm Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term used to categorize a number of lung diseases like emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma. Living with lung disease is not easy, and there is no cure for COPD. However, there are affective ways to manage and improve COPD using alternative medicine. Acupressure /Acupuncture, Guided Im ... Read on »
American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) Joins DRIVE4COPD to Raise Awareness of Nation’s 4th Leading Cause of Deat by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 08 Sep 2010 7:22pm PR Newswire The country’s newest health initiative, DRIVE4COPD, announced today that it has added the largest association of respiratory therapists - The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) - to its ranks. The AARC joins DRIVE4COPD, the Official Health Initiative of NASCAR®, and fellow partnering organizati ... Read on »
New for pharmacists: online COPD resource at the click of a button by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 10 May 2012 10:04pm Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd and Pfizer Ltd press release An education resource has recently been launched for pharmacists who want to learn more about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ‘Pharmacy Corner’ is part of the free primary care education website copdexchange.co.uk . It has been designed to help busy pha ... Read on »
COMBIVENT remains on the market and available to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 10:08am PR Newswire April 13 /PRNewswire/ Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the “essential use” status of Combivent® (ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol will be effective through December 31, 2013. W ... Read on »
Aarkstore Enterprise Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Pipeline Review, Q1 2011 by Aarkstore Posted Thu 21 Jul 2011 9:51am Summary Company, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Pipeline Review, Q1 2011, provides an overview of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) therapeutic pipeline. This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), complete with latest updates, and sp ... Read on »
Biomarkers for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Apr 2012 12:00am I tend to think of "exotic" biomarkers as relevant mainly for the screening and diagnosis of malignant neoplasms. However, a recent note in Dr. Mark Pool's Daily Sign Out blog caused be to think somewhat differently about this category of lab tests (see: Biomarkers in COPD ). Here's a excerpt from it: Chronic obstructive lung disea ... Read on »